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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

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Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900

Date: December 31, 1854

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 1

Unit ID: 2729

Abstract: Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory, to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He described living conditions in Topeka. Holliday expressed his intent to write to Mr. McFarland and his thanks for letters recently received. He mentioned Samuel Y. Lum, a Congregational minister, who was sleeping in his cabin. He also mentioned his presidency with the Topeka Town Association, agency with the New England Emigrant Aid Company, and his own business. Finally, Holliday expressed hopes of a sawmill and referred to the possibility of trouble with Missourians. A few lines have been cut and removed from the lower part of pages 7 and 8.

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Title (Main title): Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 101440